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Missouri River Drainage Basin Landform Origins Research Project is a 21st century Expedition of Discovery

  The Missouri River drainage basin landform origins research project is the first known scientific expedition of discovery to systematically study detailed topographic map evidence for all major drainage divide areas within and surrounding the Missouri River drainage basin and in a sense is a modern-day equivalent of historical voyages of discovery where explorers traveled […]

Beaver Creek-Arikaree River drainage divide area landform origins in Arapahoe, Elbert, Lincoln, and Washington Counties, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Beaver Creek-Arikaree River drainage divide area in Arapahoe, Elbert, Lincoln, and Washington Counties, Colorado. The Arikaree River originates on an escarpment surrounded upland surface and flows in an east and northeast direction to eventually join the east oriented Republican River. Beaver […]

Arikaree River-South Fork Republican River drainage divide area landform origins in Lincoln and Kit Carson Counties, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Arikaree River-South Fork Republican River drainage divide area in Lincoln and Kit Carson Counties, Colorado. The Arikaree River and South Fork Republican River are tributaries to the Republican River and flow in east and northeast directions across Lincoln and Kit Carson […]

South Platte River-Arkansas River drainage divide area landform origins in northern El Paso County, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the South Platte River-Arkansas River drainage divide area in northern El Paso County, Colorado. The South Platte River-Arkansas River drainage divide area from the Trout Creek-Fountain Creek drainage divide in the Rampart Range to the Kiowa Creek-Black Squirrel Creek drainage divide on […]

Bear Creek-North Fork South Platte River drainage divide area landform origins in the Colorado Front Range, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Bear Creek-North Fork South Platte River drainage divide area in the Colorado Front Range. Bear Creek is an east-northeast, southeast, northeast, and east oriented stream originating near Mount Evans and flowing to Colorado Piedmont to join the north-northeast oriented South Platte […]

Clear Creek-Bear Creek drainage divide area landform origins in the Colorado Front Range, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Clear Creek-Bear Creek drainage divide area in the Colorado Front Range. Clear Creek is a north and east oriented stream originating in the Colorado Front Range and joining the north, southeast, and northeast oriented South Platte River on the Colorado Piedmont […]

Pawnee Creek-South Platte River drainage divide area landform origins in Weld, Morgan, and Logan Counties, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Pawnee Creek-South Platte River drainage divide area in Weld, Morgan, and Logan Counties, Colorado. Pawnee Creek is an east and southeast oriented tributary to the northeast oriented South Platte River in northeast Colorado. Topographic map evidence shows drainage divides between Pawnee […]

South Platte River-Frenchman Creek drainage divide area landform origins in the Colorado northeast corner, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the South Platte River-Frenchman Creek drainage divide area in the Colorado northeast corner. The South Platte River originates in the Colorado Front Range and flows in a southeast, north-northeast, and east-southeast direction before turning to flow in a northeast direction to the […]

Laramie River-North Fork Cache la Poudre River drainage divide area landform origins along the Wyoming-Colorado border, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Laramie River–North Fork Cache la Poudre River drainage divide area along the Wyoming-Colorado border. The Laramie River flows in a north direction between the Medicine Bow Mountains and the Colorado Laramie Mountains and then in a northeast and north direction in […]

Lodgepole Creek-South Platte River drainage divide area landform origins in Cheyenne and Kimball Counties, Nebraska and Sedgwick and Logan Counties, Colorado, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Lodgepole Creek-South Platte River drainage divide area in Kimball and Cheyenne Counties, Nebraska and Sedgwick and Logan Counties, Colorado. Kimball and Cheyenne Counties are located along the south margin of the Nebraska panhandle and Sedgwick and Logan Counties are located in […]

North Platte River-Lodgepole Creek drainage divide area landform origins in Morrill and Cheyenne Counties, Nebraska, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the North Platte River-Lodgepole Creek drainage divide area in Morrill and Cheyenne Counties, Nebraska. Morrill and Cheyenne Counties are located in the Nebraska Panhandle with Morrill County north of Cheyenne County and the northeast corner of Colorado located south of Cheyenne County. […]

North Platte River-South Platte River drainage divide area landform origins in Deuel, Garden, and Keith Counties, Nebraska, USA

Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the North Platte River-South Platte River drainage divide area in Deuel, Garden, and Keith Counties, Nebraska. Deuel, Garden, and Keith Counties are located in western Nebraska west of where the northeast oriented South Platte River and the southeast oriented North Platte River meet […]

Chugwater Creek-Horse Creek drainage divide area landform origins in the Wyoming and Nebraska Goshen Hole region, USA

  Abstract: This essay uses topographic map evidence to interpret landform origins in the Chugwater Creek-Horse Creek drainage divide area in the Wyoming and Nebraska Goshen Hole region. Goshen Hole is a large and deep east oriented escarpment surrounded basin located between the southeast oriented North Platte River valley and the north to south oriented […]